Archive | October, 2011

We are the 99.9998%!

Canadian Business magazine has published its annual list of the 100 richest people in Canada. Jim Stanford describes the 0.0002% of Canadians who hold personal wealth over one billion dollars Progressive Economics Forum,  October 14, 2011 There are 61 Canadian billionaires on the list.  That represents under 0.0002% of the national population (far smaller than […]

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New film examines Venezuela’s food revolution

This film premiered at the Climate Change Social Change conference in Melbourne, Australia, last week. Highly recommended. Growing Change: A Journey into Venezuela’s Food Revolution follows filmmaker Simon Cunich‘s journey to understand why current food systems leave hundreds of millions of people in hunger. It’s a journey to understand how the world will feed itself in the […]

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